Horticultural Physiology

PhD student Geoff Weaver published ‘A photochemistry-based method for optimising greenhouse supplemental light intensity’

Geoff Weaver, PhD student in the crop physiology lab just published a paper titled ‘A photochemistry-based method for optimising greenhouse supplemental light intensity’ in BioSystems Engineering. The paper focuses on optimization of supplemental lighting in greenhouses using physiological concepts. Highlights • Electricity use of greenhouse lights can be reduced using…
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Marc van Iersel named UGA’s 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year

The Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes a faculty member who has started a company based on research originated at UGA. Marc van Iersel was named the 2019 winner of this prestigious award. Marc van Iersel is the Vincent J. Dooley Professor of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences…
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Marc van Iersel named fellow of ASHS

Dr. Marc van Iersel, Dooley Professor of Horticulture, was named a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science at the 2018 annual conference in Washington, DC. Election as a Fellow of the society is the highest honor that ASHS can bestow on its members, in recognition of truly outstanding contributions to…
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Marc van Iersel named Dooley Professor

Marc van Iersel has been named the ‘Dooley Professor’ in the Department of Horticulture. The Vincent J. Dooley professorship was established by the UGA athletic foundation in honor of former UGA football coach and athletic director Vince ‘Coach’ Dooley. Coach Dooley is an avid gardener and supporter of the horticulture…
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